By David M. Drucker and Susan Ferrechio | 11/11/13 08:45 AM
While the House spotlights the flawed health care law rollout this week, Senate lawmakers are set to clash over confirming two new judges, with Democrats threatening Republicans with a major change that would weaken the filibuster if the GOP votes them down. And while the Senate Democratic...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/08/13 02:32 PM
Republican Sens. Orrin Hatch and Chuck Grassley on Friday released preliminary reports of how many people were enrolling in Washington, D.C.'s new health insurance exchanges and the numbers are low: » CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield: Two enrollees as of Oct. 30 » Kaiser Permanente: Three...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/08/13 11:34 AM
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Friday said that new requirements imposed on insurance companies by Obamacare will require those companies to treat mental illness and addiction that same as physical illness, creating "the largest behavioral health expansion in a...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/08/13 05:20 AM
The Republican Party of Iowa was blindsided by the Tea Party movement in the last presidential election, but party officials are already working hard to diminish the conservative movement's influence by the time the next presidential primary rolls around in 2016, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/07/13 08:55 PM
A bipartisan pair of senators on Thursday introduced legislation that would to delay the Obamacare provision requiring virtually everyone to buy health insurance or pay a fine.
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/07/13 06:19 PM
Senate Democrats, hoping to move beyond the disastrous rollout of the new health care law, plan to pivot to legislation that would increase the federal minimum wage by nearly $3, to over $10 an hour. Democratic lawmakers met privately Thursday to discuss proposals, including one by Sen. Tom...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/06/13 04:31 PM
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday testified before Congress about the troubled health care law rollout for the second time in two weeks.
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/06/13 12:54 PM
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told a Senate panel Wednesday that there are no safeguards in place that would prevent convicted felons from becoming "navigators" for the new health care law implementation. "That is possible," Sebelius told Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, who...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/06/13 05:19 AM
The Senate on Wednesday is set to question Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the problematic rollout of the new health care law, but Senate Democrats have already begun to question the new program and push for changes or delays.
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/05/13 02:06 PM
An internal investigation of the U.S. Marshals Service determined that lax oversight allowed the agency to spend nearly $800,000 on "swag" items like silk scarves, blankets and Christmas ornaments.
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